Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

News Release

July 15, 2013

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Detour removed from Hwy 23 in Rock County week of July 22

New surfacing near complete

MANKATO, Minn. – Motorists in Rock County will once again be able to travel Hwy 23 as the detour will be removed during the week of July 22.

Traffic has been detoured since May 6 to reconstruct the pavement.

The Hwy 23 detour included Interstate 90, Hwy 75, Rock County Road 12 and Pipestone County Road 1.

The Hwy 23 project extended 17 miles from I-90 to Jasper and included removing the asphalt pavement and replacing with concrete.  Some areas were graded to correct the subsurface. The $9.5 million project was awarded to PCI Roads, LLC. 

Motorist will experience a much smoother and safer ride.

For statewide travel information, visit www.511mn.org



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